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, delaware, illinois, indiana, kentucky, kentucky, kentucky, ohio, ohio, ohio, michigan, missouri and tennessee. some have suggested that this program has been slow to spend emergency funding provided in the f.y. 2000 c.r. the loan process ought to be strenuous. one company originally applied in 2006 and received an a.t.v. loan in 2010 and required four years of due diligence and reviewed to qualify for the loan. republicans seem to be shoing an ultimate umh. expedite the review process. by the way, the company in question employed 400 employees before receiving the loan. today they have 1,400 employees in the field of engineering research and development, design, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance and service, sales and support. the program has an additional 18 loan applications in progress that are projected to create 50,000 to 60,000 more jobs in california, florida, illinois, indiana, louisiana, michigan, missouri and ohio. one pending application would support investments at 11 plants in illinois, indiana, michigan and ohio. the company employs over 56,000 workers having ad
chairman from michigan. >> thank you. in 2009, solyndra was the first to receive a d.o.e. eight loans funded by stimulus dollars. it is a model for how the government's venture capital program and green technology should work. they have filed for bankruptcy. we are starting to look at d.o.e. loan guarantee program. some questioned the basis for this investigation. after wrangling to produce relevant documents, the committee was forced to submit a subpoena. i think this shows the committee was more than justify it in scrutiny of the deal. pursuant to our functions, we have a responsibility to pursue answers regarding the use of taxpayer money. this raises several questions about whether the administration did everything it could to protect dollars. why did the administration think solyndra was such a good bet and push ahead to provide a solyndra guaranteed this year? why did d.o.e. allow the government to be subordinated to the private investors and a violation of the log? i look forward to the testimony. i want to know what the failure means for the loan guarantee program. is it the t
holiday for any new employees. it draws from west bloomfield michigan. how long have you been out of a job? >> since last school year. i feel like his plan will help teachers you are thinking about getting out of education did to the constant layoffs and closing of schools. of schools. the morale is so low that i do not know how effective they can be. >> she is joining us from the democrat's line. >> i thought the speech was wonderful. we have two sides against each other. if we can never come together the president what suggested, we will still have teachers that are teaching. our kids are not learning. you are not learning the same things that they're learning. things that they're learning. if we can together and work hard to do what the president has suggested, we will be better off as a country. clients senator mitch mcconnell said this is not a job speech but the president's reelection speech. they indicated there would not be a republican response. the president traveled to richmond, va. tomorrow. to further out line. he packed this tonight. in case you missed it, you can check it ou
money for a solar plant in texas. congressman upton wanted five clean energy projects in michigan. representative cliff stearns asked for a battery manufacturing plant in florida. these requests for funding came from the same program that have been discussed being cut the last two days. i ask unanimous consent to insert this in the record. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. slaughter: i urge all of my colleagues to stand by your beliefs. if you thought the bill was wrong yesterday, there is no reason to think the bill is better today. virtually nothing has changed. i urge my colleagues to oppose this rule and flawed bill and reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady reserves. the gentleman from california. mr. dreier: i would like to say when ms. pelosi was speaker of the house of representatives, my friend from rochester was chairman of the rules committee and hurricane katrina was offset. i urge my colleagues to offset and i reserve. ms. slaughter: mr. speaker, i yield three minutes to the gentleman from massachusetts, a member of the committee on rules, mr.
. with that i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from michigan. mr. levin: i yield myself 30 seconds. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. levin: i want to say to the gentleman from texas, i disagree with his position but i respect it. . i can understand those who voted no will now vote yes. what is not understandable is that those on the republican side who voted yes now voting no. i now yield four minutes to our distinguished whip, mr. steny hoyer from the proud state of maryland. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from maryland is recognized for four minutes. mr. hoyer: i thank the gentleman for yielding. the previous speaker voted to go deeply into debt. frankly, i voted for some of those programs myself. two which were to support the efforts in afghanistan and iraq. we didn't pay for them. as has been said, i didn't vote for it initial, but i think it's a -- initially, but i think it's a good program. we made it better. the prescription drug program, the gentleman wasn't here when we passed tha but we didn't pay for it. and he's correct, it does
39,000 jobs in california, delaware, illinois, indiana, kentucky, ohio, michigan, missri, and tennessee. some have suggested that this program has been slow to spend emergency funding provided in the f.y. 2009 c.r. i say the loan review process is and ought to be strenuous. one company, tesla, originally applied under a different loan program in 2006 and received an atvm loan in 2010. it requires four years of due diligence to review to qualify for the loan and having read many of the press releases that went out when there was another d.o.e. program that was not -- that had ran into difficulties, i didn't note anybody there saying we shouldn't take time for due diligence. due diligence is required. by the way, the company in questi, tess la, employed -- tesla, employed about 400 workers before reiving the loan. today they have 1,400 employees in the fields of engineering, research and development, design, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, service, sales, and support. the atvm program has an additional 18 loan applications in progress that are projected to create 50,0
and a former michigan gov. john engler, who is the president of the business roundtable. bill nelson chairs the senate finance committee. the hearing is two hours. >> if this congress does not get serious, then the structural budget imbalances facing this economy could permanently reduce the labor productivity and economic growth for years to come. a launching point for getting our fiscal house in order should haul of the federal income tax code. if that means lowering tax rates, eliminating tax expenditures, and other loopholes, and simplifying the tax code, then so be it. we hear a lot about entitlement programs, so security and medicare in particular. -- social security and medicare in particular. we do not hear about that 250 entitlement programs put into the tax code. the various tax credits, deductions, and exclusions grafted on to the tax code are entitlement programs, pure and simple. and if you are eligible, you can claim the benefit. and it is in the expenditure. and there is no application process in order to get this benefit. and there is no annual or even periodic review of tho
to give him his miranda rights, send and to the university of michigan and here's this guy who, in my mind, should've been tried as an enemy or military tribunal and it makes me mad. i kn you're a vietnam veteran. i'm pretty sure when you're in vietnam looking at the enemy come you didn't think about giving them the miranda rights or what have you been letting them go through the federal court system. we are facing a different kind of enemy. every time i look at the poster on the back, showing the twin towers, i think about these cockroaches, these murderers commit these terrorist after us now. that particular day, back i saw the battlefield in an asymmetrical term and battlefield in hismind that davis unseat 198 and the northwest flight. i think it's outrageous that this administration does not treat these terrorists as enemy combatants. that is what they are. we need to have a clear view of the animal rear facing for going for going to be successful in securing borders and securing our homeland. i'd like to ask a question. i'm going to pick up on the visa issue that both the secretary an
of michigan in the u.s. house of representatives -- he has done this since 2000. his experiences as a u.s. army officer and fbi agent, a businessman, and a representative of the michigan state senate and the u.s. congress provides him with a unique perspective on the security needs of our nation and the role of the intelligence community. he has worked hard to strengthen the intelligence community. he is noted in congress for his efforts to fight global terrorism. the speaker of the house appointed congressman rogers to the chair for the 112th congress because of his experience and reputation on national-security issues. i think we can safely say he always brings great energy and passion to this position. we are also honored to have with us senator mark warner, who was elected to the u.s. senate in 2008 to represent the people of the commonwealth of virginia. his experience and record as a successful businessman and governor of virginia prepared him for the challenges of washington. he has established himself as a national leader on fiscal and security issues, one who is willing to reac
to move an agenda toward solar panels. that is where i think there is a balance. the people of michigan enjoy fuel from almost every source, one of them being called. we have to recognize that is how to successfully manufacture the things you do in michigan. host: another tweet for you. guest: this is one of the things we have been investigating and are continuing to investigate. a number of my subcommittee chairman are regularly holding hearings. we are working with a commission, making sure this was created. you are absolutely right. we have not done a great job in afghanistan and iraq of keeping money from getting to the wrong people. in some cases, our committee has shown the money probably went to the people we are fighting, in other words our own enemies. we will stay on it. we will do it on a bipartisan basis. host: herman is an independent in california. guest: that is not fair. you are in my district. caller: i appreciate your non partisan views, and also your operations regarding oversight. i am going to add one more item to your plate. this item is regarding our giving away o
, because it does not her -- hurt. >> as a governor come -- as a governor, we had some taxes in michigan that other states did not. one of the things that a study showed is that people are mobile and we were losing people. and other states, tax increases have resulted in a relocation. certain levels of income, it looked resulted in less revenue as they relocated to other states. on the tax expenditure side, we are presenting unprecedented testimony today. let's put them all on the table might use them to achieve what senator wyden mentioned, it getting that rates low. if you start losing these, and we're counting on you to champion the poaching of these by other spenders or other interests around the contras -- around the congress, who have not studied the issue the way you have. you have to protect them to drive the rate down. if you you lose them, you cannot go as low with the rate. and then you get different distortions. and unequal effects. none of these tactics been ditchers got here by themselves. they were voted in because someone was persuaded they were a good policy decision at
,000 people after this census. all states grew between 2000 and 2010 with the exception of michigan, which actually lost population during that time some states grew much faster than others. what matters is that you are growing at a faster rate than the other states, so i do not know exactly off the top of my head where ohio stands in terms of the overall population, but it is a state where congressional delegation has been steadily declining. every reapportionment cycle for the past several cycles -- states like ohio, pennsylvania, new york, mich. -- states that once had very large delegations in the u.s. house up and seeing been seen as the drop of their representation in the house. host: tim storey joins us. maryland on the line. caller: i want to say redistricting is a good idea, but i think you should have a commission of citizens that are on the board of elections of those areas where they live, and they should be the ones that should be selecting the redistricting, this way you have no political cronyism that will influence the process. another point, i see there is a lot of u.s. te
're putting on manufacturers is incredible. he is a very good chance to lose michigan. as campaigns go, between now and election day is a long time. >> are you worried about republicans losing the house? >> i think we will pick up our numbers. they cannot untwine the policies they have done. the anger, as great as it was leading up to this election, this is their job. this is their ability to feed their family. it is being challenged. >> i want to thank bank of america for making this discussion possible. thank you for coming out early. thank you 48 fantastic conversation. >> thank you for lowering your standards and letting me on. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] >> this meeting, in the 10th anniversary of 9/11 with coverage from each of the memorial site. here's our live schedule. saturday on c-span at 12:30 p.m. eastern, the flight 93 memorial ceremony from pennsylvania. sunday morning at 8:30, the ceremony from the world trade center site with president obama and former president bush. then a vice presi
to lose michigan. as campaigns go, between now and election day is a long time. >> are you wried about republicans losing the house? >> i think we will pick up r numbers. they cannot untwine the policies they have done. thenger, as great as it was leading up to this election, this is their job. this is theiability to feed their family. it is being challenged. >> i want to thank bank of america for making this dcussion possible. thank you for coming out early. thank you 48 fantastic conversation. >> thank you for lowering your standards and letting me on. [ctioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2011] i am especially grateful that he is accepted our invitation. please give a warm national press club welcome to rudy giuliani. >> thank you very much. thank you. thank you very much. he is the 104th president of the press club ani'm the 107th mayor of new york city. i am very pleased to be here. this is always a difficult subject for me, because the whole recollection of and thinking about september 11 is very complicated. very
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